22 May 1998
Jack Butler Yeats, R.H.A. (1871-1957)
Self-Portrait with Cob
inscribed 'COB' (lower centre)
pencil, black ink, coloured crayon and watercolour; unframed
3½ x 5 in. (9 x 12.2 cm.)
see provenance for lot 103.
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Cob was the artist's dog.
The correct estimate for this lot is £1,800-2,400. Provenance: Robert Lynd, from whom acquired by Paul Henry. Mrs Mabel Henry, from whom acquired by the present owner circa 1973.
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